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  1. tALTYoutube: Section 37 amendment debate and call for a "revolution" of our education system Issued 13 July 2015 Employment Equality (Amendment) (No.2) Bill 2013: Report Stage (Resumed) and Final Stage "A revolution is required... we need to break the hold, the stranglehold that the …
  2. tALTPress Release: ‘CHECK THE REGISTER’ SYSTEM FOR SEANAD UNIVERSITY PANEL VOTERS Issued 8 July 2015 STATEMENT BY SENATOR IVANA BACIK Labour Senator Ivana Bacik, Seanad Spokesperson on Justice, Wednesday 8th July, 2015 BACIK CALLS FOR ‘CHECK THE REGISTER’ SYSTEM  FOR …
  3. tALTYouTube: Harmful and Malicious Electronic Communications Bill 2015: Second Stage [Private Members] Issued 1 July 2015 Wednesday, 1 July 2015 I was pleased to second this Bill - 'Harmful and Malicious Electronic Communications Bill 2015 July 2015' proposed by my colleague, Senator Lorraine …
  4. tALTJunior Cycle Reform Issued 26 June 2015   In the Seanad last week I was pleased to be able to speak to and support the motion on the Junior Cycle Reform that my colleagues Senator O'Donnell and Senator Mac …
  5. tALTRepeal of the Eighth Amendment is ‘very do-able’ - Irish Times Issued 25 May 2015 Ireland spoke loud and clear on May 22nd about how much it values equality in Irish society! Achieving full civil marriage equality for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender …
  6. tALT'Yes campaign focuses on ‘get out the vote’ in final three days' - Irish Times Issued 19 May 2015 'Yes campaign focuses on ‘get out the vote’ in final three days' Harry McGee, The Irish Times Tuesday, May 19, 2015, 12:26 The Yes side in the same-­sex marriage …
  7. tALTMarriage Equality Bill 2015 Passed in Seanad Issued 27 March 2015 Historic day today as the Marriage Equality Bill 2015 after much debate was passed 29:3. As the results were announced members stood and clapped to acknowledge the next step …
  8. tALTLabour delegates call for eighth amendment to be repealed Issued 2 March 2015 Labour delegates call for eighth amendment to be repealed This weekend at the Labour Party Conference in Killarney, Co. Kerry members voted unanimously in favour of the …
  9. tALT'Today with Sean O'Rourke' radio interview on Labour Women Commissioned Report Issued 27 February 2015 'Creating a More Equal and Inclusive Society' - Labour Women Commission on Repeal of the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution (Article 40.3.3). Labour Party Conference 2015 …
  10. tALTMay 22nd - Marriage Equality Referendum 2015 Issued 23 February 2015 The date for the Marriage Equality Referendum has been set - May 22nd 2015. We have over 80 days to encourage voters to support this important equality measure. Pledge to …
  11. Fatal Foetal Abnormalities - urgent need to legislate Issued 16 February 2015 Fatal Foetal Abnormalities - urgent need to legislate! Following the defeat of Clare Daly's Fatal Foetal Abnormalities Bill which was largely deemed unconstitutional by those …
  12. tALTPrivate Rental Sector: I welcome the Government's response to homelessness Issued 11 February 2015 'I welcome the Government's very quick response to the homelessness issue through its resourcing of homeless services in Dublin. This has been a very particular issue of …
  13. tALTJustice Committee Report on Crime Investigation 2014: Garda Inspectorate Issued 14 January 2015 http://oireachtasdebates.oireachtas.ie/debates%20authoring/debateswebpack.nsf/committeetakes/JUJ2015011400003?opendocument Report on Crime Investigation 2014: Garda …
  14. tALTLabour Women establish Commission on Repeal of the 8th Amendment Issued 5 December 2014 LABOUR WOMEN ESTABLISH COMMISSION ON REPEAL OF THE EIGHTH AMENDMENT Labour Women, the women’s section of the Labour Party, has established a Labour Women Commission on …
  15. tALTBACIK WELCOMES LAW TO CRIMINALISE PURCHASE OF SEX Issued 27 November 2014 BACIK WELCOMES LAW TO CRIMINALISE PURCHASE OF SEX Senator Ivana Bacik today welcomed the publication by Minister Fitzgerald of the heads of the new Criminal Law (Sexual …
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